Neutron star formation in theoretical supernovae. Low mass stars and white dwarfs
The presupernova evolution of stars that form semi-degenerate or strongly degenerate O + Ne + Mg cores is discussed. For the 10 to 13 Msub solar stars, behavior of off-center neon flashes is crucial. The 8 to 10 m/sub solar stars do not ignite neon and eventually collapse due to electron captures. Properties of supernova explosions and neutron stars expected from these low mass progenitors are compared with the Crab nebula. The conditions for which neutron stars form from accretion-induced collapse of white dwarfs in clsoe binary systems is also examined.
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- BNL-38555; CONF-8605190-1
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- Conference: Conference on the origin and evolution of neutron stars, Nanjing, China, 26 May 1986; Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
- Research Org:
- Brookhaven National Lab., Upton, NY (USA). Physics Dept.
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- United States
- 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; NEUTRON STARS; SYNTHESIS; ACCRETION DISKS; MAGNESIUM; NEON; OXYGEN; SUPERNOVAE; WHITE DWARF STARS; ALKALINE EARTH METALS; DWARF STARS; ELEMENTS; ERUPTIVE VARIABLE STARS; FLUIDS; GASES; METALS; NONMETALS; RARE GASES; STARS; VARIABLE STARS 640102* -- Astrophysics & Cosmology-- Stars & Quasi-Stellar, Radio & X-Ray Sources
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